Carolyn G. Anastasio Markowski, 77, of Hamden, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 11, 2013 surrounded by her loved ones. She was the beloved wife of the late David Markowski, Sr.
Carolyn was born in New Haven on Aug. 11, 1935, a daughter of the late Ralph and Rose Marone Anastasio, and had resided in Hamden for the past 58 years.
Carolyn loved to play bingo at St. Ann's Church in Hamden, going to casinos, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
She is survived by two daughters, Andrea (Anthony) Marino and Karen Markowski of Hamden, a son, David (Sally) Markowski, Jr. of Cheshire, a sister, Rosemarie Sferes of Wallingford, and five grandchildren, Erica, Olivia and Marisa Markowski, and Brianna and Stephanie Marino.
Carolyn's family will receive relatives and friends on Thursday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Torello-Iacobucci Washington Memorial Funeral Home, 4 Washington Ave., North Haven. Her funeral procession will leave from the funeral home on Friday at 9:15 a.m. for a Mass of Christian Burial which will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 2819 Whitney Ave., Hamden. Burial will follow in Beaverdale Memorial Park, New Haven.
Memorial contributions in Carolyn's name may be sent to Connecticut Down Syndrome Congress, 200 Research Parkway, Meriden, CT 06450 or to the American Cancer Society , 538 Preston Ave., Meriden, CT 06450.